These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
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41-Non-Virginia Lawyers

55-Firm Names and Letterhead

A foreign citizen who is not licensed to practice law in the United States may not indicate on letterhead that the lawyer is a legal adviser to various countries, since it would tend to be misleading. [The new foreign legal consultant rule (Rule 1A:7) may permit this activity.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn